FIND NUMBER in adabas.

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Ancilin N
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FIND NUMBER in adabas.

Post by Ancilin N » Mon Jul 13, 2015 2:11 pm

Hi,

I m learning ADABAS. I would like to know what value is returned with:

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FIND NUMBER MARKS-FILE WITH SUPER-NUM = 'ABCD20000' 
Will this return the number of records having the value of SUPER as 'ABCD20000'? And how the value in the NUMBER can be used?



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Re: FIND NUMBER in adabas.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Wed Jul 15, 2015 9:18 am

I do not speak ADABAS, however, from a search - "FIND NUMBER will give you how many records are there in the file which have SUPER-NUM = 'ABCD20000' and the result is stored in system variable *NUMBER. It can be used to check whether a particular record exist or not. For example, if no records are there then *NUMBER will be 0 and you can decide on further flow of the program."


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